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Grant alert: Regional Arts Development Fund

Calling all creatives! Noosa Council’s Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) next grants round 12 opens on August 12 until September 19. Council has just announced eight local arts projects have shared in more than $20,000 worth of funding in the latest round of the RADF. Recipients include: Beneath the Blue – a creative and educational […]

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The Refinery announces 15 successful applicants

The Refinery, the Sunshine Coast’s first creative incubator, has selected 15 successful applicants to take part in its free, 10-week program to refine, test and launch their ideas into sustainable businesses. The chosen 15, who were selected from almost 90 applications, include First Nation start-ups, slow fashion makers and podcast creators. Now, they’ll attend workshops […]

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SCRIPT sets innovation agenda with Coast programs

The Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Program (#SCRIPT) is continuing to fuel the culture of innovation in the region by investing in innovative programs which make a difference to our community. Proudly supported by Sunshine Coast Council, Noosa Council and Regional Development Australia (RDA) Sunshine Coast, along with project partners, SCRIPT was awarded $1 million over three years to develop […]

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Businesses wanted for Coast’s first creative incubator

Calling all local creatives! The region’s first creative incubator, The Refinery, is launching in the new Maroochydore City Centre Creative Precinct in February. It is aimed at helping creatives turn their ideas into sustainable and successful businesses via mentoring, workshops and networking. A joint initiative between Sunshine Coast Council, SunCentral Maroochydore and the Sunshine Coast Creative […]